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Parents' Guide to

Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Confusing and complex story line; for Bionicle fans only.

Movie PG 2004 75 minutes
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age 9+

Based on 1 parent review

age 9+
it can be a bit scary for ages under 8 so 9 is good its a bit hardcore but 9 year olds will love it

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While the animation is very good, the storyline to BIONICLE 2: LEGENDS OF METRA NUI is very difficult to follow. And probably even more difficult if you have zero interest in the line of LEGO toys upon which this movie is based. Like the first Bionicle movie, characters are always using cliched fantasy lines like "Seize them!" and "It is your destiny to fulfill." It isn't easy trying to understand what's at stake for these characters, especially as none of them really stand out from one another, aside from some are "good" and others are "evil."

This film has the potential to be enjoyable for kids and adults who enjoy or have enjoyed Bionicle LEGO toys and seek overly detailed fantasy stories. For everyone else, though, it's not easy to understand what exactly is happening, and why. The storyline is overwritten, overly complex, and ultimately frustrating as you try and make sense of the movie.

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